Rehearsals

The orchestra rehearses at the Homewood Road United Reformed Church, Sandpit Lane St Albans AL1 4BH  on Wednesdays from 7.30pm – 10.00pm, tuning at 7.25pm. Venue opens at 7.10pm.

If absent or late, please inform section principals (strings) or David Utting: 07930 313790 (winds, brass) in advance. Winds and brass please arrange a deputy if absent.

 

Saturday 10th March 2018

Orchestration

Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus  – 11’
Strings and concertante harp

Dvořák: Serenade for Winds – 24’
0223(1,2 contra*) 3000 – 1 cello, 1 bass

Dvořák: Symphony No.7 – 35’
2(1,2/picc)222 – 4230 – tmp – str

Rehearsal Schedule

Saturday 12th May 2018

Orchestration

Shostakovich: Festive Overture – 7’
3(1,2,picc)333(1,2,contra) – 4331 – tmp+4 – str
perc: tri, sd, cym, bd

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 – 32’
2222 – 4230 – tmp – str
Soloist: Alissa Firsova

Stravinsky: The Firebird (1945 version) – 31’
2(1,2/picc)222 – 4231 – tmp+3 – hp – pf – str
perc: bd, cym, sd, tambn, tri, xyl

Rehearsal Schedule

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Sibelius: Finlandia – 8’
2222 – 4331 – tmp+1 – str
perc: cym, bd, tri

Sibelius: Violin Concerto – 35’
2222 – 4230 – tmp – str
Soloist: David le Page

Sibelius: Scene with Cranes from Kuolema – 5’
0020 – tmp – str

Sibelius: Symphony No.5 – 30’
2222 – 4330 – tmp – str

Rehearsal Schedule